Marlboro

Students were asked about their secrets on an exam this past week. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Education Officials Will No Longer Use ‘Secret’ Standardized Test Question

The question appeared on the writing portion of some versions of the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge, given to third-graders this past week. And it drew criticism from some parents, who thought it was inappropriate.

05/13/2012

Cheyanne Roper tries on a prom dress in Marlboro, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Survey Shows Going To Prom Is Getting More Expensive Than Ever

Seventeen magazine polled readers and found a typical price for a dress to be $231, plus $45 for shoes and $23 for a handbag.

04/13/2012

Striking Verizon workers rally - New York, NY - Aug 8, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Marlboro Podiatrist Blames Verizon Strike For Lack Of Business

Fran Cohen says her husband’s podiatry business in New Jersey has been grinding to a halt since Monday when callers received a message that their phone lines have been disconnected.

08/16/2011

Marlboro, N.J. Pool (credit: CBS 2)

Stray Voltage Forces Shut Down Of Community Pool In Marlboro, N.J.

Greenbriar officials suspect a nearby transformer belonging to Jersey Central Power & Light is leaking stray voltage into the pool. An on-site electrician conducted it’s own investigation as did JCP&L. So far, neither will take the blame that their equipment caused the problem.

08/12/2011

BeenVerified iPhone App (credit: BeenVerified)

‘BeenVerified’ Co-Founder Discusses Relaunch Of Controversial Background Check App

When two guys from Marlboro, New Jersey launched BeenVerified, a million people suddenly knew a lot more going into that blind date or Craigslist purchase.

08/01/2011

Chris Carrino does play-by-play for the New Jersey Nets at the Prudential Center - Newark, NJ - Apr 8, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Stories From Main Street: Nets Sportscaster Opens Up About Living With Muscular Dystrophy

Listening to Chris Carrino, the radio voice for the New Jersey Nets, you would never know he has a progressive muscle weakening disease.

04/18/2011

Micheline Pierre (credit: CBS 2)

Missing Woman Found Safe In N.J.

Police said 58-year-old Micheline Pierre disappeared during an outing with her husband. She had been waiting in their car in front of the B&H electronics store on 34th Street.

12/21/2010

Police in Monmouth were forced to direct traffic when a massive power outage struck Monday evening. (Photo/CBS 2)

Power Mostly Restored In Monmouth County

Authorities said a power outage that affected thousands of homes and businesses in Monmouth County Monday has been mostly resolved.

08/30/2010

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